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PBS
Dec 16, 2012 8:30am PST
are a former new york times reporter and the author of fortune cookie chronicles: adventures in the world of chinese food. and lets just start with that first statistic of if you look at the number of mcdonald's, burger kings, kentucky fried chickens, and wendy's combined, you still have more chinese food restaurants. >> more chinese restaurants. more than 45,000, and growing every year, about ten percent. >> hinojosa: so how is that possible? because people think, you know what? you have fast food everywhere in the united states. or there's an image. so the truth is that in fact chinese food is... >> more pervasive, yeah. >> hinojosa: more a part of who we are, in a way. >> exactly, exactly. because, you know, as i like to say, you know, if our benchmark for americanness is apple pie, you should ask yourself, when was the last time you ate apple pie versus when was the last time you ate chinese food? i think for the vast, vast majority of people, they will have eaten chinese food, whether it's general gau's chicken, or beef with broccoli, or, you know, fried rice more recent. >> hinojosa
PBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
was expected from new york state to maine. by last night, it was already on the way. >> the winds were fierce it was blowing the cars around and you could see the semi's were swerving. >> ifill: the storm also forced cancellation of hundreds of flights and the ripple effects reached as far west as san francisco. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait another three hour customer service line, which i didn't even get to the end of before the booth closed. >> ifill: about a 1,000 people spent christmas night on cots at dallas/fort worth international airport. by dawn, patience was wearing thin. one fed-up pilot apologized to his passengers over the loudspeaker, after they were forced to wait on the tarmac for almost five hours. >> ifill: by this evening, the worst of the weather was moving into new england. but in its wake, nearly 200,000 customers had lost power across the southeast and midwest, making home for the holidays unexpectedly cold and dark. >> warner: still to come on the "newshour": court-ordered treatment for the m
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
of pennsylvania, upstate new york and new hampshire. in some places, snow brought road travel to a standstill. at the same time, operations at major airports improved, with far fewer delays than earlier this week. in india, the embattled prime minister remained under pressure to take action against sexual assaults after a gang rape this month triggered violent protests. manmohan singh promised a thorough review of india's rape laws and efforts to expedite trials. meanwhile, police moved to quell a rally by about 500 students protesting the treatment of women as they moved toward a monument in new delhi. the students complained officials had declared the site off limits. >> ( translated ): we are taking out this peaceful protest. we don't have any conflict with the police. we have just come here to express our stand. all the students are expressing their opinions here as you can see so the police should allow all of us to pass through to the place. this is only our demand and nothing else. >> holman: the rape that ignited the protests was that of a 23- year-old woman attacked by six men, then
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